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SFGTV2
Dec 12, 2012 9:30pm PST
of the delegation came to this country. when i speak about steven they say yes, chris, we know him. he talked to the people. he meet with the people. he knows their suffering. the main thing, that he trusts them and when they rised against gadhafi, he supported them. chris, it is a great loss for libya. we lost him as a friend and man that understands the history of the people of libya before and after. chris, he built the bridge between libya and the united states. a bridge of love, of hope. we never believed one day we would be able to raise against this dictatorship. i knew chris after he came back. i knew chris more. he would come to the house and we play tennis. after the tennis we come back home and have libyan breakfast. he is a man of principles and he is serious. i agree he never speaks about himself, what achievement he made. he is a guy when you look for him again. this is kind of different element but one time he told me story when he was serving in tripoli and then in benghazi. he walked on the street of benghazi and looked over his back and saw two people following. whereever he
SFGTV2
Dec 17, 2012 9:00pm PST
christopher chris stevens. a son of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and middle east to his assignment. his exemplary gift for making personal connections was invaluable as his role as specific representative and ambassador to one of the most complex and challenging regions of the world. therefore as we join in recognizing ambassador stevens am myself midst a sober outpouring of praise from his family, colleagues, fellow americans and the leaders of this nation, we remember also that chris stevens was beloved by many libyans as well. therefore on behalf of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens w
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 9:00pm PST
that chris stevens was beloved by many libyans as well. therefore on behalf of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i calle
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 9:30pm PST
procedure class next to a person who turned out to be named chris highland. shortly thereafter chris stevens sat down next to me. the three of us went to lunch afterwards and became friends from that day forward. chris never tried to be someone special but he was someone special. when we were at hastings his charm and wit were on display from the start. in class he was very articulate and seemed as later in life always very poised and well spoken and at ease. i think our professors loved him. he liked being a student, even studying at the national war college a few years ago. he always seemed to genuinely enjoying studying and debating and was immersed in classes and activities of the school. particularly the hastings law journal, where he became managing editor. he very much liked the art of argument and trial law. he used to go to the courts nearby to watch very high profile trials and legendary judges and litigators. while he spent lots of times on the hastings campus, whether in library or out on what is called the beach in front of the school, he also liked to get off-campus and would o
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 8:30pm PST
was the following. mr. stevens, please compare american government and jazz music. chris told us he didn't quite know how to handle that question. my suggestion involved people blowing loudly on their horns or banging loud' on their drums was not terribly helpful. we decided to ask questions to trip up the applicant. we didn't have the internet to find a quick answer but figured it out. though chris may not have come up with the answer during that exam he certainly lived the message taught by this interesting comparison. both american democracy and jazz music involved ongoing experimentation. they involve unscripted action and improvisation as we figure out the best way to get along. both depend on a group allowing a soloist or representative to step forward and recite his piece while the rest of the group provides background harm any and rhythm. when both forms work, the world is treated to a remarkable result. where ad hoc and seemingly dissonent voices become a part. we know the amazing things chris achieved when he led the way as america collaborated with the libyan people and our allies to
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm PST
>>> my name is chris stevens, i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. i had the honor to serve as the envoy to the libyan revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started, building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people achieve your goals. right now i'm in washington, preparing for my assignment. as i walk around the monuments and memorials commemorating the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. si
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 9:00pm PST
chris stevens' fault and so it goes in washington. hello and welcome to "justice." i'm judge jeanine pirro. from the beginning the shouting by the white house about a protest in that depickable video there were whispers about chris stevens himself being somehow responsible. >> they had a mission. and they believed in it. they knew the danger. and they accepted it. >> chris understood that diplomats must operate in many places where soldiers do not. where there are no other boots on the ground and security is far from guaranteed. >> judge jeanine: really? ambassador stevens was not in the military. he was a civilian diplomat. the board also found that ambassador stevens made the decision himself to travel to benghazi in se independently of washington and they wrote he did so with minimum close protection security. they not only write at that time plans were not adequate but then say as the president's personal representative the chief of the mission here ambassador stevens bears direct and full responsibility for the security of the mission and all personnel. so let me see. so it is a
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 9:00pm PST
with vendors, smiling, enjoying their stories. chris was chief stevens gone global. [ laughter] >> but chris was also a perfect blend of father and mother. a deep appreciation of history, newspapers, beauty. gilbert and sullivan, p.g. woodhouse and nature. like dad he loved to experience through hiking, mount tam, at lan, barvarian alps. one summer i had a job at signal mountain lodge in the tee tons. he came to visit and read nick adams stories. now is now is now. inspired, he signed on for a job. long after school chris was still there, immersed in the culture. not only hiking, fishing and camping but hunting elk. hard to believe. one of the last times i was with chris we took a long run through the trails of walnut creek. he was reading a book of how to keep running as we enter our later years. giving me pep talks in how to drag myself out of bed in cold, dark mornings for that run. i was inspired. through mom he learned the value of visiting a foreign country. the importance of talking to people in their own language. when he was a comfortable piedmont high schooler playing
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 6:30am EST
critical of the handling of the attack in libya. four americans including ambassador chris stevens were killed september 11. susan collins says the investigation found the state department failed to take adequate steps to reduce the vulnerable to the terrorist attack. the report parents a picture of a vulnerable outpost in libya's seconds largest city. >>> oak ridge boys serenaded george hw bush over the phone. he has been hospitalized for a month after conditions including bronchitis and fever, moved out of icu after he got the phone call serenaded by the country music group. >>> ceo of the long island power authority is officially stepping down from his job today. came after sharp criticism that lip pa up with doing enough to restore power. top leaders in the house and senate side of the ag committees agreed to a 1 year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in october. that heads off a possible doubling of gas prices next month. the house could vote on the bill soon, house leaders have not yet agreed to put the bill on the floor. >>> we knew we were in the playoffs, we know w
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
that every member of this committee felt the loss of ambassador chris stevens and his team in a very perm way. we knew him well before he came before us for con confirmation. he appeared for senator lugar and the committee. we knew of the depths of his character, intelligence, and dedication. his death was a horrible blow in personal terms to the committee as well as to the country and his family. it evoked an outpouring of emotion from our committee in the office to the capitol to the private gestures of members of this committee who shared their grief in private ways at senate 116, signing the books, touching the picture, saying a prayer. equally tragic was the loss of three courageous men, whom i have personally never met, but whose families i had a chance to greet and hug when the military brought their loved ones' remains back to andrews air force base. that brought home the impact of our nation's loss. glenn was a former navy seal, also, from my home state, and i talked a couple times with his family. woods was a former seal, shawn smith, and air force veteran, all people for whom servi
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
in their country. it comes after the death of ambassador chris stevens in benghazi. here's abc's muhammad lila tonight. >> reporter: it's a country racked with lawlessness and now a potential new threat. the associated press first reported this video which claims to be from al qaeda's yemen branch announcing a new bounty. three kilograms of gold. roughly $160,000 for the head of the american ambassador in yemen and $23,000 for any american soldier. abc hasn't verified the authenticity of the video. it was posted online separately, claiming to be part of a longer video, one that we have authenticated. if true, the threat comes at a critical time, just four months after al qaeda-linked militants stormed the embassy compound in libya, killing ambassador chris stevens and three other american personnel. after the attacks, security levels were raised at many american embassies around the world. >> i think the security detail to the ambassador himself is not going to do anything particularly differently. because they had to know that the ambassador was already a person who had to be protected very,
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
by its very nature must sometimes be practiced in dangerous places. chris stevens understood that our diplomats may not work in bunkers and do their jobs. it is important to recognize that our colleagues in the bureau's of diplomatic security at home and abroad did it right countless times a day for years on end. but we have learned some very hard and painful lessons benghazi. we're already acting on them. we have to do more to constantly improve, reduce the risks that people face and make sure the have the resources that they need. we owe that to our colleagues who lost their lives and benghazi. we owed to the security professionals who acted with such extraordinary heroism that awful night to protect them. we owe it to thousands of our colleagues serving america with great dedication every day in diplomatic posts over the world. let me turn it to ambassador pickering. >> good afternoon. bill, thank you for those wise and cogent words. i would also like to thank secretary clinton for her steadfast support, for her ambitious approach to implementing our recommendations. we wish her a
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 11:00am PST
in benghazi before the september 11th attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. in testimony before congress this week, two top advisors to secretary of state hillary clinton vowed to do better and to improve security at u.s. diplomatic posts around the world. clinton herself was suppose today appear, but reportedly recovering from a concussion and testifying in january. and we're back with bret stevens, also joins us, so, bret. what did we learn this week about the attack that's new? >> let me correct you, this was not a scathing report. this was a report that said there were failures in middle management. it says in its last sentence that no disciplinary actions are warranted. four officials did resign. he gives us a timeline of what happened and by now all of us know happened in benghazi, it tells us that the cia had no information about impending attacks even though it had officers on the ground. it's know the a scathing report. it's a whitewash report. >> paul: you would go so far as to say this is a whitewash? >> aside from the first sentence, hillary clin
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 8:30am PST
are suspected of carrying out the attacks in libya. killing our ambassador chris stevens and three others there. we'll talk to the chair of the house affairs committee . south korean rapper is apologizing to america for participating in a concert and he said it was an emotional reaction to the iraq war. >> and former reagan economic advisor joining us for his prediction and good news reverend franklin graham shares hope for our challenging times. that's next on fox news headquarterings. us. >> governor workers are working less and costing us more. during a typical workweek, sector employees work 41 and half hours and government workers only clock in 38 and half. estimate shows that governments could save 130 billion if the employees work the same number of hours as those in the private sector. wayne, you say get to work? >> when you add that up. you say 41 and half and 31 and half. but that is almost a month . the other thing the government is in competition with the same workers you are . it comes back to the thing in the first segment; if you are compeating with the government they don't requ
KBCW
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others. republicans charged that the administration knew it was a planned terrorist attack. >> it is clear the information she good faith american people was incorrect. >> reporter: rice testified behind closed doors, but her critics were unrelenting. >> bottom line i'm more disturbed now than i was before that the 16 september explanation about how four americans died in benghazi, libya, by ambassador rice does not do justice to the reality at the time and in hindsight clearly was completely wrong. >> reporter: last month the president defended rice with a rare flash of public anger. >> when they go after the un ambassador, apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. >> reporter: today in a phone conversation with the president rice bowed out. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting and very disruptive. >> reporter: president obama said her decision demonstrates the strength of her character and an admirable commitment to rise abo
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
compound in libya, killing ambassador chris stevens and three other american personnel. after the attack, security levels were raised at american embassies around the world. >> i think the security detail for the ambassador himself is not doing anything differently. they already knew he had to be froe protected very, very carically. >> reporter: anti-american sentiment is very, very high. >> this ambassador is one of the many brave americaning in the region who is in danger all the time. >> reporter: muhammad lila, abc news, washington. >>> the president signed a sweeping wiretap law. they can do it without obtaining a court order for each intercept. the program would have expired today. >>> there's been a medical setback for hugo chavez. his vice president said he suffered new complications and described his condition as delicate. he's not been seen or heard from since undergoing a fourth cancer-related surgery earlier in the month. >>> a woman charged with pushing man to his death at a subway track is going to undergo a medical evaluation. this morning, "the new york times" reports tha
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
at the compound. it also says the state department ignored requests from ambassador chris stevens for more security. stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack on september 11. >>> at least three high-profile conservatives believe secretary of state hillary clinton is faking her concussion to get out of testifying about the benghazi attack. they are demanding to see her medical files. >>> coming up, a prison break that's something out of a movie. the old-school trick a couple of bank robbers used to escape from 20 stories up. >>> an emergency panic button. how this watch could save your child's life. >>> and the 12-year-old mastermind who is wreaking havoc on hollywood stars. ,,,,,, from prison: authorities say the 2 men td their bedsheets >>> widening for a pair of convicted bank robbers. authorities say the two men tied their bed sheets into a make shift rope to escape from a chicago correctional facility last month. they climbed out of a 20th story window and scaled down the side of the building. then they simply changed their clothes and took a cab. >> they had a lot o
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
of the september 11 attack in benghazi, libya, that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others. republicans charged that the administration already knew that it was a planned terrorist attack. >> it is clear that the information that she gave the american people was incorrect. >> reporter: in november, rice testified behind closed doors on capitol hill but her critics, like senator lindsey graham, were unrelenting. >> bottom line, i'm more disturbed now than i was before that the explanation about how four americans died in benghazi by ambassador rice, i think does not do justice to the reality at the time, and in hindsight, clearly was completely wrong. >> reporter: last month, the president defended rice with a rare flash of public anger. >> when they go after the u.n. ambassador, apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. >> reporter: but today, in a phone conversation with the president, rice bowed out. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting, and very disruptive. >> reporter:
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 2:30am PST
inadequate security at the consulate where four americans, including ambassador chris stevens were killed. the report says the u.s. relied on poorly skilled local militia members to help safeguard the facility and investigators found no evidence that the attack was sparked by an anti-muslim video. the review board made 29 recommendations to improve embassy security and secretary of state hillary clinton has reportedly accepted every single one of them. >>> with the fiscal cliff deadline quickly approaching, the white house is rejecteding house speaker john boehner's so-called plan b proposal outlined yesterday should negotiations break down. that plan would extend bush era tax cuts for everyone except the top 2% but do nothing to prevent deep spending cuts from taking effect january 1st. nancy pelosi offering her take on what the gop's plan "b" stands for. >> our plan "b" would protect american taxpayers who make $1 million or less, and have all of their current rates extended. i continue to have hope that we can reach a broader agreement with the white house that would reduce spending as
PBS
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
of criticism because of the comments she made in the day after the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens, because of references she made too violent anti-islam demonstration spreading across the northeast. after she made those comments on television, here was a fuller picture, the administration said the raid was conducted by al qaeda militants. republicans seized on susan rice as the face of the administration fifth time gold response to the attacks against the mission in benghazi. she is the first. who knows if she will be the last political victim of the fallout. >> is this a loss for america? the people generally think susan rice would have made a good secretary of state? >> people have very different opinions on her. the acrimony that accompanied the attacks is not something many people will welcome. this is not how politics should be conducted in washington. also, the president said the attacks against her had been unfair. she was also being pilloried in the american media by some of her colleagues for being undiplomatic. a lot of people thought she would not have made a good secre
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
. the attack left ambassador chris stevens and three other americans dead. >>> another health scare for secretary of state hillary clinton. she was admitted into the hospital because of a blood clot. >> reporter: doctors at new york presbyterian hospital said secretary of state hillary clinton will have top spend at least the next couple of days for observation, after they discovered a blood clot that resulted from a fall. physicians and her staff have not said where the clot is. the treatment does not suggest anything too serious. >> if you have bleeding in your head, you wouldn't put someone on an hasn't cooing a gyp lant for -- coagulant for treatment. so things are not adding up. >> reporter: the 65-year-old clinton originally fell frill a stomach virus. the virus caused severe dehydration which resulted in her fainting and suffering a concussion. this is the second time clinton has suffered a blood clot. 1998, clinton was hospitalized because of a clot behind her knee. >> it's possible it's one in the leg, deep vein thrombosis and dehydration both lay lie to clinton. >> reporte
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